15-DAY SYLLABUS & ITINERARY

HOSPITAL ORIENTATION PROGRAM

FOR NURSING, MIDWIFERY AND PRE-MEDICAL STUDENT INTERNS

Note: Mix and duration of rotations will vary depending on your study choice (nursing, midwifery or medicine)

 

Day 1 Saturday

 Arrive at airport between 12 noon and 9pm

 Transfer to bus and travel to Moshi for induction and overnight stay

Day 2 Sunday all day

 Itinerary varies depending on hospital allocation

  • Arusha and Moshi students will enjoy a fascinating day outing on Mount Kilimanjaro before returning to their accomodation for the night
  • Students headed further afield will transfer to bus and travel with a cultural excursion and interesting lunch stop after which they continue to their designated hospital

 Accommodation settling in

Day 3 Monday

 Briefing & Clarification of Expectations:
 Hospital Tour—incl. History of Hospital
 Introduction to Basic Precautionary measures, & How & where to get assistance
 Student-Patient Interactions
 Student-Staff interactions Communication
 Doctor-Patient Communication
 Establishing the Clinical Features

Distribution for Ward Rotation Experiences

Day 4 – 7 Tuesday to Friday all day

Ward Rotation includes All Hospital Departments—OPD, Surgical, Children, Medical, Obstetrics/Gynaecology, Laboratory, Imaging, ANC/PNC, Immunisation, Operating Theatre, Community outreach

Day 8-9 Saturday and Sunday

Weekend activities

Day 10-14 Monday to Friday all day

Ward Rotation

Notes:

Ward Rotation includes All Hospital Departments—OPD, Surgical, Children, Medical, Obstetrics/Gynaecology, Laboratory, Imaging, ANC/PNC, Immunisation, Operating Theatre, Community outreach
During Ward Rotations, the Hospital Training Coordinator shall have briefed the respective Heads of the Wards on the Student expectations—including teaching commentaries, clinical observation & student assistance and on Expected Outputs
Practical Aspects shall be with Ward Staff Assistance & close supervision
At all times, precautionary & safety measures shall be taken seriously
Every Evening log books to be updated

Day 15 Saturday all day

Pack up

Transfer by shuttle to Airport

Departure

 

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